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- What prevents cable TV from taking off in Brazil? Reis // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media;Summer99, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p399
Probes the reason preventing cable television from taking off in Brazil. Pervasiveness of broadcast television in Brazil; Discussion of telecommunications policies; Overview of Brazilian broadcast TV's programming; Brazilian's reluctance to adopt emerging technologies.
- SAMPLING OF TECH TERMS FROM EMERGING TECH '04. Ellis, Leslie // Multichannel News;1/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p36
Discusses technology terms from the 2004 Emerging Technologies conference of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers in the U.S. All-digital cable network; Midsplit cable bandwidth; Advanced Television Systems Committee Cable Applications Platform.
- THE AIR. Arlen, Michael J. // New Yorker;10/21/1967, Vol. 43 Issue 35, p173
The article focuses on the accessibility of American mass media and journalism in South Vietnam. Television film, still photographs and words pervade Saigon. The installation of the new cable made phone conversations easier, current and clearer between local bureaus and U.S.-based news...
- MPEG monitoring: Analyzing transport streams. Kucera, Dennis // World Broadcast Engineering;Mar2001, Vol. 24 Issue 3, p743
Reports on the level of monitoring and analysis capability needed to detect and diagnose system layer problems as digital television services are adopted worldwide. Requirements that exceed MPEG-2 transport streams; Type and description of each system layer problem in digital television.
- Cable MSOs prepare for triple play services. Fuller, Meghan // Lightwave;Nov2005, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p39
The article reports that traditional telephone carriers and the cable multiple systems operators (MSO) in the U.S. are squaring off in an attempt to wrest customers away from each other. Both are entering the triple play arena, the MSOs through the addition of voice services and the...
- House DTV Bill Progresses Intact Via Budget Measure. // Telecom Policy Report;11/21/2005, Vol. 3 Issue 44, p1
This article reports on the introduction of the digital television transition bill in the U.S. House of Representatives in November 2005. The inclusion of the bill in the budget measures taken by the sector is presented. The impact of the possible approval of the bill on the telecommunication...
- The On-Demand Continuum. Necessary, Steven // Communications Technology;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p56
Comments on issues related to the on-demand content technology in relation to the cable television industry. Expansion of continuum of on-demand video services; Details of subscription video-on-demand and free-on-demand services; Appeal of advertising on demand in the form of the long format ad.
- ART-TEL. // Art Papers;Sep/Oct86, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p38
The article focuses on art and telecommunication. It discusses the development of the slow-scan television (SSTV) system and the contributions made by artists in developing the system. The primary concern of the artists was the system's set-up and demonstration. The article also details the use...
- Brit cable tries to play with big boys. Boehm, Erich // Variety;03/03/97, Vol. 366 Issue 5, p57
Looks at the challenges being faced by British cable industry as it competes with the big boys of British television and telecommunications. Formidable adversary in British Telecom; Emergence of digital terrestrial television as another added problem; Inability of the cable industry to compete...
- `We Don't Have to Care, We're the Cable Company.' Aufderheide, Pat // Progressive;Jan91, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
The article considers care and concern abuses within the U.S. cable industry. Cable looks like a luxury compared with broadcast television, but not to the residents of Madelia, Minnesota, a rural community where the only signals that come in clearly come through cable wires, And not to residents...